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  • Carroll horse enthusiasts encouraged that environment is improving

    Carroll horse enthusiasts encouraged that environment is improving
    Thanks to the recent Kentucky Derby and Saturday's Preakness, nearly all the talk about horses in recent weeks centered on Thoroughbreds. But, according to some Carroll County stable owners, the economy has not been easy for horse lovers in the last few...
  • Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon

    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon
    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, a retired surgeon who worked with the elderly residents of Baltimore's public high-rise apartments, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease May 6 at Quail Run Assisted Living in Perry Hall. He was 75 and had lived in...
  • Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right

    Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right
    David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
  • Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

    Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday
    Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland. Officers will escort the Special Olympics...
  • Last graduating class from Harriet Tubman in 1965 [History Matters]

    June, 1965:  Awards and more "Forty-Two Graduated From Tubman "On Tuesday, June 8, Harriet Tubman graduated 42 students in the last commencement exercise before the building is to be vacated as a school. Six of these 42 students graduated with honors....
  • Movie review: 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Movie review: 'Ping Pong Summer'
    "Ping Pong Summer" envisions a time when a kid's biggest worry was showing off at the local arcade, when a beach-side cookout with your weird relatives could become the stuff of family legend, when friends were all that really mattered and appearing...
  • Howard Co. establishes task force to assess mental health issues

    Howard Co. establishes task force to assess mental health issues
    Howard County is creating a task force charged with developing a comprehensive behavioral health action plan for the county — one that officials say is needed, in part, in response to the January shooting deaths at The Mall in Columbia. "When we...
  • Easter Egg hunts in Carroll County begin April 12

    Easter Egg hunts in Carroll County begin April 12
    Easter Eggs hunts will be going on throughout Carroll County starting on Saturday. Area residents are invited to bring their children to the following: April 12 • A children's Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt will take place at 10 a.m. for...
  • Ellicott City scorns neon [History Matters]

    May 1965 "Lower Main Street To Get Renovation Try: "The face of lower Ellicott City is in for a change; a change that will hopefully bring tourists into our historical town and will usher in a new burst of economic potential. "A few months ago, John...
  • University of Maryland Symphony to perform memorized, choreographed 'Appalachian Spring'

    University of Maryland Symphony to perform memorized, choreographed 'Appalachian Spring'
    The last thing an orchestra musician expects to do is memorize music — that's for soloists. And even if orchestral members had reason to learn every note of a piece by heart, they wouldn't expect to dance around a stage while playing. Unless...
  • West Howard

    Ladies' event A Spring Tea Party sponsored by St. Michael Catholic Church's Ladies Auxiliary will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at 1125 St. Michael's Road in Mount Airy. There will be a contest for the best looking hats. Tickets are...
  • Meet Carroll County candidates before June 24 primary election

    Meet Carroll County candidates before June 24 primary election
    The Carroll County League of Women Voters will be hosting a series of candidate forums around the county in preparation for the June 24 primary election. "We try very hard to provide information to citizens so they make informed decisions, and get to...